Maria Eugenia Duquet

Maria Eugenia Duquet

Female 1864 - 1931  (~ 67 years)

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  • Name Maria Eugenia Duquet 
    Nickname Jennie 
    Born Feb 1864  Saint-Pierre d'Irube, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Her parents were Baptiste Duquet & Elizabeth Urisburu of St. Pierre d'Irube. The had 5 other children, she was fourth eldest.
    • Her parents were Jean Duguet and Isabelle Ourrouspoure who were married 2/15/1847 in St. Pierre d'Irube. (page 22)
    Gender Female 
    Census Records 1900  San Juan Capistrano, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    California, Orange, San Juan, District 145-18a, page 17 
    • She was living in San Juan Capistrano with her husband, J.P. and three daughters. He was 44, born in May 1856 and she was 46, born in Feb 1854. They were married for 14 years and they had six children of which four were living. They both immigrated immigrated in 1869. He was a shepherd.
    Census Records 1910  El Toro, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    California, Orange, San Juan, District 0237-1a, page 1 
    • She was living in El Toro (San Juan) with her husband, four children and nine employees (see media). He was 53 years old and she was 56. They had been married 24 years. They had 6 children but only 4 were living. They both immigrated in 1874 and were naturalized. He was a farmer and stockraiser.
    Census Records 1920  El Toro, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    California, Orange, El Toro, District 75-4a, page 7 
    • Jennie Daguerre owned a farm and was living there with her three daughters. She was 68 years old and a widow. She immigrated in 1870 and was naturalized in 1874. She was not employed.
    Census Records 1930  San Juan Capistrano, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    California, Orange, San Juan, District 61-10b, page 40  
    • Marie Daguerre was living in San Juan with her daughters Grace and Jo, ladies servant K. Fournier (Canadian) and lodgers, Salustriano Sansinena (Basque), Juan Arambel (Basque), Jean Baptiste Bacardatz (Basque), Juan Ustaris (Basque) and Frank Serrano (Mexican). She was 76 years old, a widow and she was 33 when she married. She immigrated in 1874 and was not employed.
    Demographics Basque Immigrant 
    • She and her future husband came from France together on the boat with the Amestoy family in 1874.
    Southern California Years 1874-1931 
    Died 18 Mar 1931  Santa Ana, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Name was also spelled as Duguet.
    Person ID I1181  socalbbgd
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2012 

    Family Jean Pierre Daguerre,   b. 14 May 1856, Marithurry, Mouguerre, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 May 1911, El Toro, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 07 Oct 1886  Rosecrans, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • The wedding was at the Amestoy residence in Rosecrans.
    Other Information This couple had two other children, Lucy and John who died as infants. 
    Children 
     1. Domingo Joseph Daguerre,   b. Sep 1887, El Toro, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1919, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)
     2. Juanita D. Daguerre,   b. 21 Dec 1888, El Toro, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1970, Laguna Niguel, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Grace T. Daguerre,   b. 12 Jun 1890, El Toro, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jun 1966, Laguna Beach, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Josephine Daguerre,   b. 04 May 1892, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1957, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID F250  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Daguerre, Eugenia (Duquet)
    Daguerre, Eugenia (Duquet)
    Daguerre family photo
    Daguerre family photo

    Histories
    Daguerre, Eugenia (Duquet) Daguerre biography
    Daguerre, Eugenia (Duquet) Daguerre biography
    History of Orange County
    Samuel Armor 1923
    An El Toro Family Touched By Tragedy:
The close-knit Daguerre clan holds a significant and heartrending chapter in California’s Basque saga.
    An El Toro Family Touched By Tragedy: The close-knit Daguerre clan holds a significant and heartrending chapter in California’s Basque saga.
    By Janet Whitcomb
    Published online November 13, 2011
    Lake Forest Patch, El Toro and before column

  • Sources 
    1. [S65] 1900 US Federal Census - Orange County.

    2. [S66] 1910 US Federal Census - Orange County.

    3. [S67] 1920 US Federal Census - Orange County.

    4. [S68] 1930 US Federal Census - Orange County.

    5. [S31] Orange County, History of, Samuel Armor, (Historic Record Company).